Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and former independent political consultant on conflict, conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. In March 2013 he established nsnbc as a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 27th, 2016

Malaysian Woman Sentenced to 5 Months + 22 Days for “Insulting Islam”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Vivian Lee, the former girlfriend of Malaysian blogger Alvin Tan, was sentenced to 5 months and 22 days in prison for posting what the Sessions Court perceived as “offensive and More...

Courtesy KCNA
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

How Russian Policy Experts Try To Justify Illegal Sanctions Against North Korea

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia has, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, on numerous occasions, failed to use its veto power to block illegal sanctions against North Korea. While the P5 considering More...

Photo courtesy Koffiah Indar Parawansa / Facebook
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Indonesian Gov Blames Rape Epidemy on Porn, Ignores Science

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Indonesian Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa has blamed pornography as the most dominant causal factor in sexual assaults in Indonesia. Rape is rampant in the country, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Chinese – Thai Military Exercise Launched Against Backdrop of Domestic and Regional Challenges

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China and Thailand launched the Blue Sky 2016 joint military exercise on Saturday. The opening ceremony for the drill was held at the Sattahip Naval Base in Chon Buri, Thailand. It was More...

A photo taken in 2015 on Lesbos disseminated along with reports that wreckage and life vests were discovered.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Disappearance of EgyptAir MS804 and Painful Questions

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : No “identifiable” wreckage or debris from the EgyptAir Airbus A320 that went missing Thursday morning, shortly after entering Egyptian airspace has yet been discovered. The More...

By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Egypt Cements Nuclear Russian Roulette with $25B Loan from Moscow

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc ) : Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi cemented the agreement about the Russian nuclear power facility in Dabaa by approving a 25 billion dollar loan from Moscow. In January Egypt More...

Photo courtesy Valery Sharifulin, Tass.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Russia Debunks AP Report about New Russian Military Base in Syria

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Russian Ministry of Defense debunked an Associated Press report that claims Russia establishes a new military base in Palmyra, Syria. Images about the UNESCO World Heritage Site and More...

In April 2016 the non-existent neo-paramilitaries (Los Urabenos) declared several days of economic and transport lockdown in large swaps of northern Colombia.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 13th, 2016

Colombian Peace Process Could Collapse Without Political Reform

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Increased political pressure against Colombia’s FARC-EP which is expected to sign a final peace accord with the government in 2016, and the ELN, which is scheduled to launch official More...

Colombia_police Helicopter
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Santos Rejects Peace Talks with Armed Colombian Criminal Gangs

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced that there would be no peace talks with Colombia’s armed criminal gangs including Los Urabenos. The announcement came after weeks More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Colombian Air Force to Strike “Non-Existent” Neo-Paramilitaries

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Colombian government announced that it would launch air raids against criminal gangs involved in drug trafficking and illegal mining. The decision to use the Air Force against “criminals” More...